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Welcome To Beth El Temple!


We enjoy and encourage all levels of learning, from our youngest members to our lifelong learners. Discover ways to grow in your faith with us.



We are cooking, planting, knitting and donating our way to a better world. See how you can join us in making an impact today.



Discover our wide range of worship options, from traditional sanctuary services to Shabbat yoga and outdoor celebrations.



Our inclusive family welcomes you to join us as we come together for celebrations and comfort.


What’s Happening at Beth El Temple

SundaySun, 28 AprApril, 2024

Beth El Temple Spring Community Hike

Sunday, Apr 28th 12:15p to 4:00pFor this community hike, we'll meet at Dr. Eliyahu’s house (1021 Mountain Road, Bloomfield, CT) after SULAM enjoys a field day at Schechter. Click in for details and to register!


SaturdaySat, 4 MayMay, 2024

Shabbat Playgroup in the Park: May the Fourth Edition!

Shabbat, May 4th 3:00p to 5:00pCalling all 0-5 year olds and their grown-ups: come find your people at the park! Join Rabbi Zerin, Dr. Eliyahu, and your friends at Beth El for a relaxed Shabbat afternoon at Eisenhower Park. We will provide cold drinks and summer treats! Note: will be canceled in case of rain. RSVPs requested but not required. Click in to RSVP!


FridayFri, 10 MayMay, 2024

Community Yom Ha'atzmaut Shabbat Dinner

Friday, May 10th 7:15p to 9:00pJoin us for a community Shabbat dinner in celebration of Israel and Yom Ha'atzmaut! Click in to register!


ThursdayThu, 16 MayMay, 2024

Afternoon Movie with Chai Society

Thursday, May 16th 1:00p to 3:00pAfternoon Movie with Chai Society Thursday, May 16, 1pm at Beth El Chai Society invites you to an afternoon program featuring “Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness.” This film is a riveting portrait of the great writer whose stories became the basis of the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof. (Click here for the trailer!) Mark Schmidek will introduce this film, and his descriptions and commentary will enhance this wonderful documentary. There will be popcorn, munchies and dessert. If you plan to come, please RSVP to Judy Satlof, 860-523-8883, or by May 6th.


SundaySun, 28 JulJuly, 2024

Men's Club Outing to see the Hartford Yard Goats play the Harrisburg Senators

Sunday, Jul 28th 12:00p to 4:00pBack by popular demand! Come join the Men’s Club at Dunkin’ Donuts Park to see the Hartford Yard Goats play the Harrisburg Senators (the Washington Nationals AA minor league affiliate)! Our seats, in the Hartford Terrace section along the first-base side, are in a shaded, private section. Your ticket will allow you free exclusive access to the Yard Goats Club, an air conditioned indoor section with great views of the game, comfortable seating, and higher-end food and liquor options not available at the general concession stands. And yes, fries, hot dogs, and beer are also available there. You can go to this private section when you want to take a break from your field seats, get refreshments, and schmooze with others. Our group will be recognized at the game. There will be a shout out for the Beth El Men's Club! One of us will get to throw out a first pitch! There may be other surprises! Kids run the bases after the game! Tickets are limited, so you are urged to put in your RSVP as soon as possible. You may request to be seated with others who are placing their RSVP separately.


SundaySun, 4 AugAugust, 2024

Red Cross Blood Drive

Sunday, Aug 4th 8:30a to 1:30pYou can make a lasting impact with an amazing mitzvot by helping the American Red Cross! Please help us make a difference by donating blood at Beth El Temple. Please call 1.800.733.2767 or visit and enter: WeHa to schedule your appointment. Volunteers are also needed for registration and snacks, please call the office to sign up to volunteer. You can also save up to 15 minutes on the day of your appointment, by simply visiting to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions. Everyday heroes like you can help save up to three lives with just one blood donation. Thank you for giving the gift of life.


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